Medical coverage is authorized for children/youth for whom the specific services listed below are provided by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). These cases are also known as category 98 cases in MMIS.
DCFS authorizes medical coverage for the following children/youth:
DCFS Staff determine if the child/youth meets the eligibility requirements for federally funded Medicaid. If the child is not Medicaid eligible, the child receives state funded medical coverage.
Note: Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) staff are solely responsible for authorizing medical coverage described in section PM 06-27. Except as specifically directed by HFS policy, DHS and HFS caseworkers may not authorize, update or cancel DCFS medical benefits.
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